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House panel OKs school-based opioid abuse prevention bill

From LRC Public Information Office FRANKFORT—Students could soon be learning about the dangers of prescription pain killer abuse under a bill that cleared the House Education Committee today. House Bill 145, sponsored by Rep. James Tipton, R-Taylorsville, would require that elementary, middle and high school students be educated on the…


Legislative Calendar for Tuesday, February 14, 2017

HOUSE STANDING COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION – 8:30 am, Annex Room 154 Agenda: Bills for Consideration: HB 145, HB 195, HB 231, Career and Technical Education Student Organization Leadership Day, Lexie Grace Emmert, State President, Family Career and Community Leaders of America Members: Rep. John Carney (Chair), Rep. Steve Riley, Rep. Danny…


Episode 104 of The Kentucky Gazette Podcast

This is episode 103 of the Kentucky Gazette Podcast This episode we look at: What to expect from the rest of the 2017 session of the Kentucky General Assembly What Charter Schools might look like in Kentucky Kentucky GOP Congressman being targeted by the DCCC Gazette contributor and historian Ron Bryant on…


Belle Brezing & the Gilded Age of the Bluegrass Premiere 🗓 🗺

Belle Brezing & the Gilded Age of the Bluegrass A documentary of the life of a notorious Kentuckian. Premiere showing of the new documentary “Belle Brezing & the Gilded Age of the Bluegrass.” This is the only scheduled theater showing of the one-hour documentary, which will later be aired on Kentucky…


Legislative Calendar for February 13, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017 HOUSE BUDGET REVIEW SUBCOMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION – 2:00 pm, Annex Room 131 Canceled! HOUSE STANDING COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS, CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS, AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS – 3:00 pm, Annex Room 169 Agenda: For Discussion Only: HB 82 and HB 31 Members: Rep. Kenny Imes (Chair), Rep. DJ Johnson, Rep. Lynn…